Morning Links for November 9, 2015

GOP candidates will debate tomorrow in Milwaukee, tension at the University of Missouri, two trains derail in Wisconsin, and is there trouble in Titletown?

Good morning, and welcome to the week.

  • The GOP Debate train rolls into Milwaukee tomorrow, and the moderators — Neil Cavuto and Maria Bartiromo of Fox Business and Wall Street Journal editor-in-chief Gerard Baker — are hoping for “real debate.”
  • Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus joined Mike Gousha on UpFront this week, as did Former Government Accountability Board Chairman David Deininger and Brown Deer School District Superintendent Deb Kerr. WisPolitics has the recap.
  • Tension is mounting at the University of Missouri, and now members of the football team are joining student activists in calling for a change in the school’s leadership. The Washington Post has more.
  • After losing to an undefeated team on the road for the second straight week, the Green Bay Packers are now 6-2. But there are bigger issue to fix, reports ESPN’s Rob Demovsky.




Dan Shafer was the digital editor at Milwaukee Magazine. Dan joined the magazine as assistant editor in 2014 and wrote the November 2014 cover story, "Downtown Horizons." He's worked as a reporter at BizTimes Milwaukee and an editor at ThirdCoast Digest. Contact him at He's on Twitter @danshaferMKE.